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Iceland

Hofskirkja

This fairytale-like structure is the last turf church ever constructed in Iceland.
Iceland

Búðakirkja

This black church sits alone among a field of lava rock.
Iceland

Krýsuvíkurbjarg (Krýsuvík Cliffs)

The summer tourists on these cliffs are thousands of seabirds.
Iceland

Hallbjarnarstaðakambur

Three million year old fossils are exposed for all to see on this Icelandic shore.
Iceland

Rauðfeldsgjá

This mountain fissure hides a secret path to a secluded mossy grotto within the rock itself.
Iceland

Snæfellsjökull

A formerly glacier-tipped volcano that inspired none other than Jules Verne.
Iceland

Krafla

This tumultuous Icelandic lava field looks so alien European researchers want to use it as a stand-in for Mars.
Iceland

Námaskarð

A sulfuric martian landscape that looks far better than it smells.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic Punk Museum

This tiny museum's sizable collection is jammed into a former underground public toilet.
Reykjavik, Iceland

Whales of Iceland

The largest whale museum in Europe allows visitors to walk among life-size giants.
Skogar, Iceland

Seljavallalaug

The oldest (maybe) swimming pool in Iceland is a stunning oasis built into the side of a lush hill.
Vik, Iceland

Reynisdrangar

Three columns of volcanic rock shoot out of the ocean.
Höfn, Iceland

Viking Village Film Set

This replica Viking village was created for a film that was never shot and is now open to visitors.
Iceland

U.S. Navy DC-3 Wreckage

This wrecked airplane husk has been sitting on a black sand beach since the 1970s.
Iceland

Grafarkirkja

The oldest church in Iceland is one of the few to feature ornate decoration.
Reykholt, Iceland

Snorralaug

This hobbit-y little hot spring may be the oldest spring used by humans in all of Iceland.
Iceland

Dimmuborgir

These ominous lava formations were said to be an entrance to the netherworld so of course they inspired a famous metal band.
Iceland

Hekla

A stratovolcano located in the south of Iceland, with a long history of charted activity and a rich mythology attached.
Iceland

Fjaðrárgljúfur

Strange rock formations tower above the river that snakes through this enchanting Icelandic canyon.
Iceland

Gullfoss (Golden Falls)

If a glacial river suddenly diving into a sheer chasm via a dramatic, multi-stage waterfall isn't peak Iceland, it's certainly close.
Iceland

Haukadalur Geothermal Field

This valley of hot springs and boiling mud pots is home to the record-holding "Geysir," which originated the English word.
Iceland

Leiðarendi Lava Tube

A winding, blood-red tunnel of hardened lava navigable by foot.
Raufarhöfn, Iceland

The Arctic Henge

This modern monument to pagan belief looks like it was transported straight from ancient times.
Iceland

Dettifoss

The most powerful waterfall in all of Europe.